Board Of Commissioners August Meeting

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The BOC during their August 4 meeting

JASPER, Ga – The Pickens County Board of Commissioners (BOC) had a meeting on Tuesday August 4th at 5:30 pm, right after their work session.

During the meeting, department heads recognized outstanding employees. Additionally, the agenda included the review of old business, a discussion of new business, and a few action items.

The meeting kicked off with an amendment to the agenda. After this, the meeting followed the agenda accordingly.

Employee Recognitions

The Sheriff's Department Employees of the Month May, June, JulyThe Sheriff’s office recognized the following employees for May, June and July.

May – Sgt. Lewicki , Adult Detention Center. He was recently promoted to Sergeant. He responded to a death in a house and stayed through the night with an elderly woman to comfort her as she mourned the death of her son.
June – Sgt. Weaver, Court Services Unit. He has a positive attitude and had to take on extra responsibilities and has done so with excellence.
July – Miranda McDowell, Finance. She takes on more than her job requires with a positive attitude.

The Tax Commissioner’s office recognized Kelly as the employee of the quarter. She stands out as an employee with a great attitude, excellent customer service, and for always going above and beyond.

Kelly Recognized for her outstanding work in the Tax Commissioner's office.

Kelly Recognized for her outstanding work in the Tax Commissioner’s office.

The BOC recognized Jacob Edwards for ten years of faithful Service with the Pickens County Fire Department.

Consent Agenda

There were no items for the consent agenda.

Old Business

In the last meeting work session, the BOC proposed to update the Mileage Policy to match the state’s automobile mileage reimbursement policy.

Secondly, the Employee Handbook saw proposed updates which include: the remote work policy, exempt vs. non-exempt status, children at work, administrative leave, vacation time rollover, and county vehicle take home policy.

The BOC recognized Jacob Edwards for ten years of service

The BOC recognized Jacob Edwards for ten years of service

New Business

First off, in September, there will be ACCG Legislative Leadership Conference with training. The BOC approved Chairman Stancil as the delegate to represent Pickens County. Secondly Commissioner Tippens will represent the BOC on the committee reviewing the Comprehensive Plan.

Action Items

According to Chairman Stancil, action items are to approve minutes from the three meetings on July 21st.

Guest Comments

No Guest Comments.

After that, the BOC went into the Executive Session.

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